Christmas Mini Exhibition with Tatyana Kulida
December 15 2021 - 31 January 2022
Tatyana Kulida is a Russian born artist who specialises in portraiture and still life. Tatyana trained in fine arts in the USA where she lived for 12 years, after leaving Russia aged 17. She then moved to Florence Italy, where she studied at the Art Academy full time for three years, subsequently being appointed as a tutor and teaching for three years. Since 2015 she has lived in Wellington where she runs her own art academy teaching classical drawing and painting techniques. Tatyana has exhibited in the USA and and has two of her works in USA museum collections, in the Cameron Museum of Art and the New Britain Museum of American Art. She has been awarded several prizes including the de László Award for Classical Draughtsmanship from the Royal Society of British Artists, London, in 2015 and the 4th year Prize residency, the Florence Academy of Art 2013-2014. In New Zealand she was commissioned to paint the portrait of former Prime Minister Bill English for the National Party and in February 2022 Parliament will host an exhibition of her portraits of New Zealand climate scientists. She is available to paint portaits and still life on commission.